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Publick Money in the Hands of George Jaffrey


Monday, July 3, 1775, P˙ M.

Met according to adjournment.

The Committee appointed to wait on the Honourable Theodore Atkinson and George Jaffrey, Esquires, reported that they had received of the Honourable George Jaffrey, esq˙, the sum of one thousand five hundred and sixteen Pounds four Shillings and eight Pence, Proclamation money, and further reported, as on file.

Voted, That the Committee aforesaid deliver the money brought from Mr˙ Treasurer Jaffrey, to Colonel Nicholas Gilman, Receiver-General, appointed by this Congress, and take his receipt therefor, and make report to this Congress.

Voted, That the thanks of this Congress be given to the Honourable George Jaffrey, esq˙, for his ready compliance to pay into the hands of the Committee the publick money.

Voted, That the, thanks of this Congress be given to the Committee who received the publick money, for their faithful and able discharge of the trust committed to them, in demanding and receiving the Colony' s money from the Honourable George Jaffrey, Esquire.

A Letter from Doctor Wheelock, giving an account of the state of matters in Canada, laid before the Congress; and after considering thereon;


Voted, That Timothy Bedel and Mr˙ John Wheelock immediately proceed to the Congress of the Massachusetts-Bay with a copy of said Letter, and further inform them relative thereto.

Adjourned till to-morrow, eight o' clock.